Author John Grisham and director Hugh Wilson are in the hole at least $6 million after deciding to finance and self-distribute "Mickey," a family film Grisham scripted and Wilson directed.
Dr. Phil could soon be sharing the Paramount lot with another doc: Howard Dean. While everything's still in the early talking stages, the one-time Democratic presidential candidate is mulling the…
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" no longer is. Live, that is. Latenight skein, which has been airing live to the East Coast since it premiere 15 months ago, this week began pre-taping shows about an hour ahead of…
He's back. And she's back, too. Barry Humphries brings Dame Edna to Broadway in "Back With a Vengeance."
HBO is looking to take another stab at aggressively pushing its brand into the broadcast network arena. Insiders said the pay cabler is mulling several revamps for its HBO Independent Prods. shingle…
Reality vet Bruce Nash, "American Idol" producer Fremantle Media and MTV are going the dating and makeover route this summer. Cabler has partnered with Nash ("For Love or Money") on the hybrid…
Media buyers and advertisers on Thursday seemed to quickly abandon the idea of instituting a "closing bell" during the frantic upfront ad buy market.
Ugly ducklings, rejoice: Fox has plucked a second season of its makeover show/beauty contest "The Swan." "The Swan" has posted solid numbers for the web, averaging a 4.2 rating and 10 share among…
Spanish-lingo network Univision will bow Plural Entertainment's legal drama "Al Filo de la Ley" (At the Edge of the Law) on Tuesday.
DVD distrib Koch Lorber Films is bulking up its platter of U.S. rights to foreign language and art films, sealing a disc deal for Denys Arcand pics "The Decline of the American Empire" and "Jesus of…
The Tribeca Film Festival has spawned a legit cousin, the Tribeca Theater Festival, which comes to town this fall in what could become an annual event.